Market of San Miguel
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- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Jul 14, 2014
In the morning light this mercado is perfectly photogenic so bring your favorite camera. There's just something beautiful about neat rows of vegetables, black and white tiles shining cuts of meat. It makes an omnivore want to cook, and eat, of course. In the meantime, take a few photos.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesWellness+ 3Apr 22, 2014
Most likely one of the most touristy feeling markets in Madrid, as it is just around the corner from Plaza Mayor and Sol (the city center), Mercado de San Miguel is still a great place to grab a bite to eat, aside from the tourist trap locations a plenty in the area.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 5Mar 10, 2014
The Mercado de San Miguel is a food lover's paradise! Perfect for fans of any type of food, even vegetarians and vegans! Spend your day browsing the mixed stalls with cheap tapas and great drink. The buzz and excitement here is unmatched anywhere else in the city. Make sure to try the sea urchin and mussels!Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesNightlife LoversTrendstersDec 22, 2013
Incredible market showcasing Madrid's wonderful food. A place you drop in for lunch or drinks after work. Busy place many options to choose from. Featured on Anthony bourdain's tv show. Must see!Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 2Nov 07, 2013
This is one high end market or food court. They have a little of everything here although it's not as big as the Boqueria in Barcelona, the Mercado de San Miguel does have some amazing offerings. For one at lunch, I had the absolute BEST artisan mozzarella in my life here! It was buttery, creamy, pillowy, and mild at the same time. There was a stand in the corner that sold a plate of 5 samples for €5. Best deal ever. I went and got a glass of house red from the wine bar, then had some mozzarella. Superb choice.
Later in the evening we returned, tried the paella from the paella stand and ordered some sliders from the burger stand. We also ordered sangrias for €2 each. Lunch or dinner can be as cheap or as expensive as you want. The food is tasty and it can get busy but it is a tourist mecca. Prices are more expensive than in Barcelona but I imagine it is because there wasn't much competition between the stands. There was at least one of everything but no repeats in vendors. When in Madrid, dine, and dine well.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelSep 14, 2013
Considered a Property of Cultural Interest, the Mercado the San Miguel has become one of the most glamorous spots in the city and a meeting point for gourmets. Salted fish from the traditional Casa del Bacalao, European meats from La Boucherie, fresh pasta from Il Pastaio, Jugosa juices or cakes from Horno San Onofre. These are just some of the delicacies you will find in this historical market, a food connoisseur's paradise filled with modern products that, come sundown, turns into a popular stop for tapas.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureBusiness TravelersFoodies+ 3Nov 07, 2013
If you love spanish food then you have to visit San Miguel Market.
Located right off Plaza Mayor it has some of the best food sampling in all of Madrid.
There is no seating.
You just travel from counter to counter sampling everything from olive to Sangria and everything in between.
If you are a foodie dont be discouraged by all of the tourists.
All of my Madrileno friends hang out there to.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 5Aug 27, 2013
One of my fav places in Madrid.....perfect for grabbing a wide range of high-quality tapas in a cool atmosphere which is usually buzzing in early/mid evening any day of the week. Also can grab a bottle of wine from the great wine-bar located there and roam around with it, or just get beer/wine by the glass. This place is a must visit, again evening 'happy hour' or tapas is best time.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersBackpackersAug 27, 2013
In this market you can spend the hole day eating and drinking. Typical spanish tapas, wine, cheese, sweets,...you should't miss to visit this place. But be hungry if you go there!Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 3Jun 21, 2013
I loved the Market of San Miguel! Perfectly located steps away from Plaza Mayor, it offered the best variety of tapas! We literally just walked from stand to stand sampling, and everything was delicious. It is a bit touristy, but still really, really worth it.Recommended for:
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Jan 16, 2013
If Bobby Flay or Anthony Bourdain were visiting Madrid, this would be the first place the chefs would visit. It's a cathedral to all things food and the type of place "Top Chef" or "Next Food Network Star" could be filmed. The best time to visit is Friday around 8pm - when peckish locals converge to sample something delicious before they stroll off to one of their favorite restaurants. The enclosed market offers great tapas, cheeses, wine and beer, and various gourmet items.
- Market of San MiguelMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Nov 07, 2013
Beautiful industrial building full of light and life. Counters full of exquisite, colorful tapas with lots of people milling about. Local produce, good alcohol selections, fun atmosphere from lunchtime on.
- Market of San MiguelNov 01, 2012
This is a must visit if your in Madrid.Great concept, individual vendors selling great tapas. It was so much fun to go from booth to booth sampling all of the fantastic Spanish food. We just kept going back again and again. Skip the sit down dinner idea and just go to Mercado de San Miguel, great food and great fun.
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Aliases: Mercado de San Miguel